Claire Asherson Bartram

Claire Asherson Bartram

in London

I am an experienced and accredited psychotherapist, counsellor group leader and supervisor located in North London - (Hampstead Heath Therapy - Practice). I work with individuals, couples and groups.

I run three groups: a monthly group that runs for a full day, and two evening groups fortnightly, co-facilitated with Angelika Wienrich.

I teach Skills at the Minster Centre on their Counselling Diploma course.

I offer supervision individually, or in groups. As an academic tutor I also offer dissertation supervision.

I offer concessions to students and those on limited budgets, and ask that people discuss this with me.

Background & Qualifications

I trained with the Gestalt Studio and have a Diploma in Gestalt Psychotherapy, qualified in 1991. II have a Doctorate in Psychotherapy by Professional Studies (Metanoia Institue and Middlesex University). The title of my thesis is 'Narratives of Mothers in Stepfamily Situations, an Exploratory Investigation'. It can be purchased from

I am accredited with UKAHPP and UKCP

My Specialisms

Among the areas that I work with are the following: personal development, life change loneliness, relationships and family difficulties, depression, bereavement, stress, trauma, anxiety, eating disorders, living more easily with the affect of past events, difficult decisions, OCD, grief.

Additionally, I am interested in what takes place in stepfamilies, and have set up a website, which includes a list of therapists who have specialist understanding of stepfamily situations.

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

I qualified in Gestalt Psychotherapy in 1991 and over the years have integrated knowledge from other spheres into my practice.

My approach is relational and creative. I make the assumption that we are each experts on ourselves and given the right environment are able to make use of our expertise. I invite people to pay attention to their emotional feelings and body sensations, to become aware of their strengths, limitations and personal resources. Sometimes I suggest exploration aimed at heightening awareness.

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Psychotherapy In Person £80 per 60 minutes We have verified this therapists Psychotherapy credentials!
Counselling In Person £80 per 60 minutes

Additional Rate Information

I have a sliding scale between £50 - £80. I also work with couples with the range from £70 - £100 per hour. The scale is based on what you can manage.